GAIN Capital Holdings - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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GAIN Capital Holdings M&A Summary

GAIN Capital Holdings has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

GAIN Capital Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired City Index for $148M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold GAIN Capital Holdings - US FX ECN Platform to Deutsche Boerse AG for $100M. GAIN Capital Holdings has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (100%).

GAIN Capital Holdings Ownership

Who owns GAIN Capital Holdings?

GAIN Capital Holdings is owned by StoneX Group. It was acquired on February 27, 2020.

Was GAIN Capital Holdings formerly PE-backed?

Yes. GAIN Capital Holdings was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

GAIN Capital Holdings Business Overview

Where is GAIN Capital Holdings headquartered?

GAIN Capital Holdings is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey.

What is GAIN Capital Holdings’ revenue?

GAIN Capital Holdings disclosed revenue of 305M USD for 2018 and 212M USD for 2017.

How many employees does GAIN Capital Holdings have?

GAIN Capital Holdings has 638 employees.

What sector is GAIN Capital Holdings in?

GAIN Capital Holdings is a financial services company.

When was GAIN Capital Holdings founded?

GAIN Capital Holdings was founded in 1999.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

135 US Highway 202/206, Suite 11,
Bedminster, New Jersey 07921
United States,
(908) 731-0700

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. was formed in 1999 and is based in Bedminster, New Jersey.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $148M $148M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $100M $100M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. - US FX ECN Platform 2018-05-30 100M USD Divestiture
Bedminster, New Jersey
City Index (Holdings) Ltd. 2015-04-01 148M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom ·
FX Solutions LLC 2013-02-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Saddle River, New Jersey ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 2 (100%) 148M (100%) - -
Information Technology - - 1 (100%) 100M (100%)
Total 2 $148M 1 $100M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 - 1 100M
  New Jersey 1 - 1 100M
United Kingdom 1 148M - -
Domestic 1 (50%) - 1 (100%) 100M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (50%) 148M (100%) - -
Total 2 $148M 1 $100M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $148M
Largest City Index (Holdings) Ltd.
$148M (2015-04-01)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $100M
Largest GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. - US FX ECN Platform
$100M (2018-05-30)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (50%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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